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Chronic Wasting Disease Found In UP Deer

DICKINSON COUNTY — A 4-year-old doe killed on a deer damage shooting permit in Dickinson County’s Waucedah Township has tested positive for chronic wasting disease, marking the first confirmation of the incurable deer disease within Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. According to the Michigan Department of Natural of Resources, the finding was …

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Full Military Honors For Kipina

The family of a Calumet man missing since the Vietnam War can finally have closure after his remains were laid to rest Thursday in Arlington National Cemetery. The remains of US Army Staff Sergeant Marshall Kipina were identified earlier this year and interred with full military honors in a special …

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Gremlins Earn Copper Spike – Friday Sports Wrap

Click on the blue links for more details. High School In high school volleyball last night… – Houghton claimed the Copper Spike for the fifth straight year, with a 3-0 victory over Hancock. – Lake Linden-Hubbell got past Jeffers 3-2 (25-11, 25-16, 22-25, 22-25, 15-4) – Dollar Bay-Tamarack City came …

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She Made Hancock Better–Mary Tuisku Honored

She will be remembered for making Hancock a better place.  Those were the words of outgoing Hancock Mayor Lisa McKenzie, speaking of longtime public servant and beloved Hancock resident Mary Tuisku. Tuisku passed away suddenly in May of 2017 at the age of 70 while as a member of the …

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L’Anse Woman Killed In Auto Accident

A L’Anse woman is dead after a vehicle accident in Baraga Township. The accident happened Wednesday morning around 7:30am on the Mission Road just south of US-41. 21-year-old Kori Beth LaFernier was killed while driving a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Baraga County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene but …

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